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Wasp Removal in Seattle and Tacoma

wasp controlDid you know there are around 30,000 identified species of wasps? Lucky for us the Northwest is only home to a handful of wasp species, including hornets and yellow jackets. While many types of wasps don’t sting, unlucky for us, hornets and yellow jackets do.

Wasp stings are not only painful; they can be dangerous. The risk of being stung by a wasp, hornet or yellow jacket is that everyone reacts differently to the venom that wasps produce. Many people are allergic to the venom from a wasp sting. Stings are especially dangerous for children and pets because of their weight.

Get rid of wasps, hornets and yellow jackets with Washington Tree & Lawn Care. We are a professional pest removal company and we can help you protect your family, your pets and your property from stinging insects. Call us today at  (206) 362-9100 or request a free estimate for wasp removal.

Our Dedication to Wasp Control in Seattle and Tacoma

Our wasp removal technicians are licensed, trained and experienced in wasp removal, yellow jacket removal, and hornet control. We’re native to the Seattle and Tacoma area; in fact, we’ve been here since 1948. Our long history as a pest removal company in the Puget Sound area means we know the types of wasps that live in this area and we know the best methods for wasp control. 

Our methods for residential and commercial yellow jacket control are federal and state approved and they’re safe for children and pets. We pride ourselves on our safe and effective strategy for wasp removal, hornet removal, and yellow jacket removal. We’re dedicated to the safety and well-being of our customers. When you choose us for wasp treatment we do it right!

We appreciate your great service and friendliness!”
- Milton

Wasp Control Services in Tacoma and Seattle

Wasp Removal

wasp controlYou can tell the difference between wasps and bees by their bodies. Wasps have slender bodies with pointed lower abdomens and a separation between their abdomen and thorax. Wasps are usually shiny and have hairless legs. Bees are generally wider and more circular with hairy bodies and legs.

All wasp species create nests but not all types of wasps are social. Only 1,000 out of 30,000 wasp species are social. The other 29,000 types of wasps are solitary. Social wasp colonies can have more than 5,000 members. 

Stinging wasp types include hornets and yellow jackets, both of which are social species. They live in colonies and work from springtime into late summer. The goal of most social types of wasps is to create a nest and protect their queen, who will fertilize her eggs that will hibernate during the winter. 

Wasps are dangerous to humans because, unlike bees, they can sting their victim multiple times. Wasps nests will become their largest during the end of summer. This is when wasps will be most aggressive and are the most dangerous to humans.

Yellow Jacket Removal

yellow jacket removalYellow jackets are common in most parts of the world. Although they are extremely abundant in the southeastern United States, we also have them here in the Pacific Northwest. 

Yellow jackets are oftentimes mistaken for bees because of their similar appearance. You might be able to distinguish a yellow jacket from a bee by identifying their nest. Yellow jackets create nests out of wood fibers and saliva. Their nests look like they’ve been built out of extremely thin layers of paper. The outside of a bees nest is usually covered with bees whereas you'll most likely be able to see the exterior of a yellow jacket nest. Only a few yellow jackets will swarm around the outside of their nest.

Getting rid of yellow jackets can be extremely difficult and dangerous. DIY yellow jacket traps can be faulty and set you up for more hassle and pain than success. If you spot a yellow jacket around your property, house or business, give us a call at (206) 362-9100 or request a free estimate for painless yellow jacket removal.

Hornet Removal

hornet removalThere is around 20 species of hornets. The European hornet is the only type of hornet that lives in North America. Hornets are around 1.25 inches in length, although the queen is much larger than her workers and drones. Hornets and yellow jackets are closely related to each other, however, hornet’s heads are much larger than yellow jacket’s heads.

Every person's body reacts differently to the sting of a hornet. Some people have extremely bad reactions to hornet stings whiles others might only feel a minor burn. The venom from a hornet’s sting can be extremely harmful; especially to children and pets who don’t weigh as much as adults. 

If you see a hornets' nest on your property or find a hornet inside of your house, contact us for a free hornet inspection. We can help you identify the type, size, and species of your infestation and provide immediate hornet removal.

Use Our Pest Control Services for Wasp Removal

Wasps, hornets and yellow jackets can create an insecure home environment for you, your family, your children, and pets. If you’ve come across a wasp nest on your property, inside of your house or at your business, call us at (206) 362-9100 or request a free estimate for wasp removal. Getting rid of wasps can be tricky and dangerous. The safest method for wasp control is by using a professional pest removal company. We provide safe and effective wasp removal, hornet removal and yellow jacket removal for residences and businesses. Don't risk it; call the professionals!

Wasp Removal Service Areas

Seattle Wasp Removal Service Areas
Washington Tree & Lawn Care
​4333 Harbour Pointe Blvd SW Suite B
Mukilteo, WA 98275
(206) 400-6217
Monday to Friday 7am-5pm

Tacoma Wasp Removal Service Areas
Washington Tree & Lawn Care
9716 26th Avenue South
Lakewood, WA 98499
(253) 200-0697
Monday to Friday 7am-5pm


Washington Tree & Lawn Care
Tel (206) 362-9100
Monday to Friday 7am-5pm

Washington Tree & Lawn Care is a division of Senske Services. We serve Seattle, Tacoma and the surrounding areas with wasp removal services. Find out more about the services we offer for Seattle Pest Control and Tacoma Pest Control.